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College Counsellors reach out to students

As a community we have taken a range of actions and are planning more in response to this ghastly event in Christchurch on Friday 15 March. Mr O’Shea has emailed all parents (link to this).  A student led assembly will also address this matter and we have other student led...

SENIOR DANCE – Wednesday 20 March @Nelson College

Wednesday night (20 March) we are having our first SENIOR DANCE for 2019. It will be from 7.00pm – 9.00pm in our school HALL. Tickets are on sale Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (18th to 20th March) from college Crush Hall during interval and lunchtime for $6. There will be...

Junior Dance – Tickets on sale

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Junior Dance this Wednesday 13 March at NCG from 7.00pm – 9.00pm. First dance of the year tickets on sale in the Crush Hall Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at interval and lunchtime for $6.00. No door sales

GAP Evening – Lattitude Information Evening at Trafalgar Pavilion 6pm on Tuesday 12th February

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Lattitude is a not for profit organisation the organises international volunteering and Gap year placements for 17 – 25 year olds. The Lattitude Information Nights are a great way to learn more about where you can go and what you can do. Lattitude staff provide an overview about...

Kahurangi Nation Park Expedition

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Three students (Y13 last year – Jake Harris, Matt Fox and Dylan Lester) headed out on a long tramping expedition over the summer break….they completed their trip successfully woo hoo! They spent 20 days traversing the Kahurangi National Park, through the Tasman Wilderness...

Nelson College Rutherford House Re-Opening today – Wednesday 31 October

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Radio Broadcast with Gary O’Shea Official Re-Opening starts at 2pm today. All welcome to come and join our celebration. Posted by Nelson College on Tuesday, October 23, 2018  

Kāhui Ako ki Whakatū Pānui Term 3 Newsletter

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Ngā Wawata – Vision Our Community of Learning will collaborate to enhance engagement and achievement for all ākonga/learners in Whakatū so that our rangatahi/young people have equitable life choices. We will focus on learning pathways, wellbeing, evaluative capability,...

Horticulture shortage prompts school primary trades centre

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Six years on, and we’re celebrating the huge success of the Gibbons Trade Education Centre here at Nelson College, and the launch of plans for a Primary Trades Education Facility. A function was held yesterday with members from the local Trades Industry community coming to...

Media Release – Why a single-sex education is best for boys

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Nelson College Headmaster Gary O’Shea dons his black gown and walks on stage to address a sea of students. 1,100 curious faces stare back at him, from fresh-faced new entrants to seniors sprouting stubble. He starts to speak about strength, love, honour and mateship –...